Travel Blogs from Playa Hermosa
We are back at the Iguana Inn at Playa Hermosa, after our trip to the Secret Beach where we camped with Patrick. We went to a hotel called Hotel Man Gaby. It was recommended by some people we met on the beach. There was a girl at the restaurant in the Hotel Man Gaby named Valeria. I played with Valeria with a hackysack which we lost in a bush, but …
The bus ride was crowded. We got off at the wrong stop and a very nice Costa Rican couple gave us a ride. The man was holding a large fish out of the car window (23 kilos) but they insisted on taking us right to our hotel. The hotel is fun. The owners and the guests are very nice. There is a great pool and we can use their kitchen to cook. We ate …
... US -- nothing like in El Salvador.
The Ticos are fewer, some 4.5 million, and come from a richer country (twice the GDP per capita of Nicaragua). They have a long tradition of universal education and democracy. Their economy has long relied on high value agriculture -- starting with coffee and now extending to rice, pineapple, sugar cane, oil palm. The fact that coffee was grown in many small estates ...
... park & we see horses in the middle of the road with one man herding them. This region of Costa Rica is known for cowboys. I had never driven a car through this many horses and it made me nervous.
Made it to the parking lot, yeah, there were other cars, too! A local man came up to our car and we knew he must be a guide. We told him that we wanted to do the hike to Blue Lake & La Cangrejo Waterfal, ...
... amp; over looked the ocean. It was a beautiful sunny day.
It wasn't the fancy breakfast buffet, but we had grapefruit juice, toast with blackberry jam, bacon & two eggs over easy. The yolk of the eggs down here are just so yummy, thick & orange...I know, weird description!
Sent Jeff off to his snorkeling adventure & promised to be right behind him to get photos. I actually felt like ...
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